Best Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

Best Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

A juicy and flavorful shrimp is all what we need in order to create shrimp flavor cocktail. IN the seafood industry  they categories shrimp per pounds and in cocktail mixing most of the bartender mostly prefer to use the large one size.For deveining a shrimp cocktail some of them trying not to split the shrimp into the middle or just use tweezer to grab veins that connected on the head of the shrimp and pull it out.

The First cocktail drinks were ever created is  Court Boulion compose of light aromatic stocks of shrimp with fennel onion and celery with a touch of fresh herbs like tarragon or parsley. If you are not fun of fennel you can substitute onion because fennel has a strong aromatic were some people not like this. And you may put some ginger so it remain fresh.


Shrimp? As an ingredients in cocktail mix? It is very un usual, we us to have it many kind of dishes but in this part we will going to find out that shrimp can be used in cocktail mix. Lets go and discover the wonder of shrimp how versatile and flexible it may have when it comes to cocktail mixing.

Below are some example of cocktail mix where in shrimp has been included:


Shrimp Cocktail Martini

A toss of herbaceous gin and dry vermouth yield with a  playful surprising delicious and flavour of shrimp and tomatoes.


For the pickled shrimp and tomatoes:

  • 1 medium lemon, peel and white pith removed, sliced crosswise into 6 pieces
  • 1 Tbs. prepared horseradish
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 5 Tbs. granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbs. coriander seeds
  • -1/2 cups Champagne vinegar
  • 1 Tbs. crushed red pepper flakes

For the Cocktails:

  • .12fl. Oz gin preferably Bluecoat
  • 5 fl oz. dry vermounth



Make the pickled shrimp and tomatoes:

  1. While the water is boiling let the tomatoes lift for about 5 mins.  Or until the skin are lift on the tomatoes.
  2. In a 2-3 quarts of saucepan bring 1 ½ cups of coriander, lemon, pepper flakes, horseradish,thyme, sugar and vinegar and salt to boil in medium heat. Stirring constantly wait until the shrimp is pink and just cook in 2 minutes. Plunge the bottom of saucepan into the water and let it cool for about 5 minutes.
  3. Transfer all the mixture in container and let it cool for about 2 hours.


Make the cocktails:.

  1. Strain the tomato and shrimp through a medium mesh sieves over 1 quart measuring cup.
  2. Fill up three quarter of ice every cocktail glass and add 2 fl. Oz gin 4 fl. Oz shrimp picking liquid,and 1 ft. oz vermount with a long handles spoon stir until it’s fully chilled and strain into a martini glass In a toothpick skewer 1 pc of tomato and shrimp and add to the drink.


Garlicky Shrimp Cocktail


  • 1 lb raw tailed Shrimp
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 juice lemon
  • Kosher salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves black mince
  • ¼ parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp fresh choped parsley
  • Marinara sauce for diping



  1. Open oven and preheat over 400 degrees on baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Place all the ingredients on the sheet and mix all together and roast until golden brown from 8 – 10 minutes. Serve with marinara sauce.


Shrimp Cocktail Deviled Eggs


  • 1 onion cut into quartered
  • 12 Shrimp
  • 1 bunch Parsley
  • 1 lemon halves
  • 2 tbsp kosher salt
  • 6 sprigs thyme

For the Devilled egg:

  • 1 c mayonnaise
  • 6 large egg
  • 1 tsp hot sause
  • 1 tsp ketchup
  • Korsher salt
  • 1tsp horseradish
  • Fresh groun paper



  1. Shrimp Cocktail: In a large pot full of water add lemon, thyme onion, salt and. Bring into high heat and reduce heat to medium and simmer  for 10 minutes and let flavor blend.
  2. Prepare an ice bath: In a cooking pan add shrimp to simmering and cook until the shrimp is pink and opaque, for about 2 minutes. Strain and transfer to the ice water and wait to let it cool completely. Peel the skin and Devin, leaving tails intact. Refrigerate the eggs  once deviled.
  3. Make deviled eggs: In a large saucepan place egg and cover with cold water. And set pan over medium heat. Bring water to boil. Off the heat cover pan and let sit for 11 minutes. Strain, on the cold water rinse egg and peel.
  4. Halve eggs in crosswise and in a medium bowl scoop out the yolk. Add lemon juice,hot sauce,ketchup, mayonnaise and horseradish then using fork mash bacon with yolks then season with pepper and salt.


Shrimp Cocktail Lettuce Wraps

A delicious shrimp cocktail wrapped in lettuce and perfectly food while dinner or just watching the with family, friends and relatives.And it has a cocktail sauce sprinkle with fresh chives and it will definitely a perfect finger friendly food.


  • 400 grams cooked shrimp
  • ½ heads iceberge lettuce
  • Chope of chives.

In cocktail sauce:

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp cogniac or brandy
  • 1 tbsp ketchup
  • Tabasco sauce to taste



  1. Combine all the ingredients into the bowl
  2. Each lettuce must put 2 shrimp and drizzled with cocktail sauce
  3. And sprinkle the chop chives


Question and Answer ( Q & A )

  1. Is it okay if you combine alcohol drinks in one dish like shrimp? Yes it is very safe cause there will be no strong taste is the measurement of each alcohol drinks is just 1 tsp etc. It is okay also that sometime that our body have receive an alcohol cause according to research that alcohol drinks has a good effect on each body.
  2. Are those recipe are easy to prepare? Yes definitely and it can prepare by anyone ells.


Final Comment:

Shrimp might be cause high blood but anything that in moderation may prevent so when you decide to eat make sure that used it in moderation. Is it okay to taste something that very unusual since shrimp has still vitamins that can bring to our body.

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